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Summer 2017 | Issue 4

The past decade in experiential consumption has seen a rather striking transformation, as hotel brands seek out interior designers who can choreograph the nimble dance of coalescing a sense of brand identity, place and a unique visual experience for clients. In this issue, we explore the ins and outs of making the leap from home to the home away from home.

Hospitality design has finally dumped the outdated and overplayed conventions of yore: ugly curtains, boring carpets and tired furnishings. The hottest hotels, restaurants and shops are getting the residential treatment and grabbing all the Insta-attention. But how easy is the leap from homefront to concierge desk?
BY Mieke ten Have
Drab conference rooms are over. Cubicles are so passé. Thanks to the intrepid waves of start-up culture, offices are now cool-kid territory. Could the workplace be the next frontier of groundbreaking design? A few enterprising creatives think so.
BY Mieke Ten Have
As prices (and stakes) soar in the real estate market, staging has evolved from simple decluttering into a bona fide and competitive profession. 
BY Jorge S. Arango
Forget the SPF, summer’s hottest openings will keep you shopping indoors.
App-controlled appliances transform the heart of the home into its power hub.
BOH takes a look at three shows that anchor the city’s annual design festival
Designers Mat Sanders and Estee Stanley get into the thick of it.
BOH asked seven designers to share their most memorable showhouse experience.
Nazira Handal, director of special events and corporate partnerships at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, heads up the selection process for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House—she tells BOH what she looks for in designers.

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